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Moon could have formed from Moonlets

Posted: January 13th, 2017, 11:26 am
by fred8615
Long believed to have been the result of a single object crashing into the Earth, causing a large chunk to break off and enter orbit around the planet, the origin of the moon may be far different and could involve the amalgamation of multiple “moonlets,” according to a new study.

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